Tanzania Population

Population now

60,479,031
  • World: 23rd
  • Africa: 5th
Male:30,226,149(49.97 %)
Female:30,252,882(50.03 %)
Births in 2020:3,075,586
Deaths in 2020:523,140

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:64.01 years
Female:67.59 years
Total:65.82 years
Median Age:16.99 years
Birth Rate:35.98
Death Rate:6.12
Growth Rate:4.88 %
Fertility Rate:4.77

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

Tanzania Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
196010M5M5M0.971.38%49.0420.636.8143.6042.3644.8416.105.25%10.64
196110M5M5M0.971.40%49.0120.446.8143.8642.6045.1216.045.39%10.95
196211M5M5M0.971.42%48.9720.266.8044.1242.8545.3916.035.55%11.27
196311M5M6M0.971.44%48.9220.066.8044.3943.1245.6716.055.70%11.61
196411M6M6M0.971.46%48.8719.856.8044.6843.4245.9516.085.87%11.95
196512M6M6M0.971.49%48.8119.616.8044.9943.7446.2416.116.03%12.31
196612M6M6M0.971.52%48.7219.366.8045.3244.0946.5516.066.20%12.68
196712M6M6M0.971.55%48.6219.096.7945.6744.4646.8716.026.37%13.07
196813M6M6M0.981.58%48.4918.806.7946.0344.8347.2215.996.80%13.46
196913M6M7M0.981.61%48.3518.516.7846.4045.2147.5815.987.31%13.88
197014M7M7M0.981.65%48.1918.206.7746.7845.5947.9715.977.85%14.32
197114M7M7M0.981.69%48.0217.886.7747.1945.9948.3815.908.43%14.78
197214M7M7M0.981.73%47.8717.566.7647.6146.4148.8015.859.05%15.27
197315M7M8M0.981.77%47.7217.246.7648.0446.8349.2515.839.70%15.77
197415M8M8M0.981.81%47.5816.926.7648.4747.2549.6915.8210.40%16.28
197516M8M8M0.981.85%47.4416.636.7548.8947.6650.1115.8311.15%16.81
197616M8M8M0.981.89%47.3016.356.7449.2748.0350.5015.7811.94%17.34
197717M8M9M0.981.93%47.1216.106.7349.6148.3650.8415.7512.77%17.89
197817M9M9M0.981.95%46.9315.896.7149.8948.6451.1315.7413.66%18.45
197918M9M9M0.991.97%46.7015.706.6950.1248.8651.3715.7514.14%19.02
198019M9M9M0.991.99%46.4615.556.6550.2949.0251.5615.7714.56%19.62
198119M9M10M0.992.00%46.2015.426.6250.4249.1251.7215.7514.98%20.23
198220M10M10M0.992.00%45.9615.316.5850.5349.1851.8715.7515.41%20.87
198320M10M10M0.992.01%45.7315.206.5450.6149.2152.0215.7715.85%21.53
198421M10M11M0.992.01%45.5215.116.5050.6849.2252.1615.8116.31%22.20
198522M11M11M0.992.01%45.3115.036.4750.7349.1852.2915.8616.77%22.89
198622M11M11M0.992.01%45.0914.966.4250.7349.1052.3715.8517.24%23.59
198723M11M12M0.992.01%44.8614.926.3850.6748.9752.4015.8717.73%24.31
198824M12M12M0.991.99%44.5914.906.3350.5648.8052.3615.9018.22%25.05
198924M12M12M0.991.97%44.3014.906.2750.4048.5952.2615.9418.57%25.83
199025M13M13M0.991.95%43.9914.916.2150.2148.3552.1116.0018.88%26.67
199126M13M13M0.991.92%43.6414.956.1549.9848.1051.9215.9919.21%27.57
199227M13M14M0.991.89%43.2915.006.0849.7447.8551.7016.0019.54%28.53
199328M14M14M0.991.85%42.9315.046.0149.5347.6251.5116.0319.87%29.51
199429M14M14M0.991.83%42.5915.075.9549.3747.4451.3616.0820.20%30.47
199530M15M15M0.991.81%42.2915.055.8849.2947.3651.2816.1620.54%31.37
199630M15M15M0.991.81%42.0414.965.8349.3347.4051.3216.1820.89%32.21
199731M16M16M0.991.83%41.8514.805.7849.5047.5851.4916.2221.24%33.01
199832M16M16M0.991.87%41.7314.545.7449.8147.9051.7816.2821.59%33.78
199933M16M16M0.991.93%41.6614.215.7150.2548.3552.1916.3421.95%34.58
200033M17M17M0.992.02%41.6513.815.6950.8048.9452.7116.3922.31%35.45
200134M17M17M0.992.12%41.6713.365.6851.4449.6353.2916.4122.67%36.38
200235M18M18M0.992.24%41.7212.885.6752.1450.3953.9216.4123.04%37.39
200336M18M18M0.992.37%41.7612.415.6652.8751.1854.5516.4023.61%38.45
200437M19M19M0.992.49%41.7611.955.6553.6051.9955.2016.4024.22%39.55
200538M19M19M0.992.63%41.7211.505.6454.3552.8055.8716.4024.85%40.68
200640M20M20M0.992.76%41.5911.055.6255.1253.6056.6016.3725.48%41.85
200741M20M20M0.992.90%41.3710.615.5855.9354.4057.4116.3726.12%43.05
200842M21M21M0.993.05%41.0710.155.5456.7855.1958.3316.3826.78%44.29
200943M21M22M0.993.20%40.699.685.4957.6755.9859.3216.3927.44%45.58
201044M22M22M13.37%40.259.215.4358.5856.7860.3716.3928.11%46.92
201146M23M23M13.54%39.768.755.3659.5357.6061.4416.4128.80%48.33
201247M23M24M13.72%39.268.315.2960.4758.4562.4816.4429.49%49.79
201348M24M24M13.91%38.777.895.2261.4059.3363.4616.4730.20%51.30
201450M25M25M14.11%38.307.505.1562.2960.2264.3516.5130.90%52.86
201551M26M26M14.29%37.877.165.0863.1161.0865.1316.5631.62%54.47
201653M26M27M14.45%37.466.875.0263.8461.8865.7916.6432.33%56.13
201755M27M27M14.60%37.086.624.9564.4862.5866.3516.7133.05%57.84
201856M28M28M14.72%36.706.424.8965.0263.1766.8216.7933.78%59.59
201958M29M29M14.72%36.706.424.8965.0263.1766.8216.8834.50%61.38
202060M30M30M14.88%35.986.124.7765.8264.0167.5916.9935.23%63.20

Tanzania Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
202161M31M31M14.91%35.666.034.7166.0864.2567.8817.0935.95%65.07
202263M32M32M14.95%35.345.944.6666.3464.4968.1717.2136.68%66.98
202365M33M33M14.98%35.025.864.6066.5964.7368.4517.3437.41%68.92
202467M34M34M15.01%34.705.774.5566.8564.9768.7417.4838.14%70.91
202569M34M34M15.05%34.385.684.4967.1165.2169.0317.6238.86%72.94
202671M35M35M15.08%34.095.614.4467.3765.4569.3117.7539.59%75.02
202773M36M36M15.11%33.805.534.3967.6365.6969.5917.8940.31%77.14
202875M37M37M15.14%33.515.464.3367.8965.9469.8718.0341.02%79.30
202977M39M38M15.17%33.225.384.2868.1566.1870.1518.1741.74%81.51
203079M40M40M15.20%32.935.314.2368.4166.4270.4318.3242.45%83.76
203181M41M41M15.20%32.625.264.1868.6466.6470.6818.4543.15%86.06
203284M42M42M15.20%32.325.214.1368.8866.8570.9318.5843.85%88.40
203386M43M43M15.22%32.015.154.0969.1167.0771.1918.7144.54%90.78
203488M44M44M15.22%31.715.104.0469.3567.2871.4418.8445.23%93.21
203590M45M45M15.22%31.405.053.9969.5867.5071.6918.9845.90%95.67
203693M46M46M15.19%31.095.023.9569.7867.6971.9119.1246.57%98.17
203795M48M48M15.17%30.774.993.9069.9967.8872.1419.2747.22%100.71
203898M49M49M15.14%30.464.963.8670.1968.0672.3619.4247.87%103.29
2039100M50M50M15.11%30.144.933.8170.4068.2572.5919.5748.50%105.90
2040103M51M51M15.09%29.834.903.7770.6068.4472.8119.7349.13%108.55
2041105M53M53M15.04%29.544.893.7370.7968.6173.0219.8749.76%111.23
2042108M54M54M15.00%29.244.873.6970.9868.7873.2220.0250.39%113.95
2043110M55M55M14.96%28.954.863.6571.1668.9573.4320.1851.03%116.70
2044113M56M56M14.92%28.654.843.6171.3569.1273.6320.3451.66%119.49
2045116M58M58M14.87%28.364.833.5771.5469.2973.8420.5052.29%122.31
2046118M59M59M14.81%28.084.833.5471.7169.4574.0320.6652.92%125.17
2047121M60M61M14.76%27.804.833.5071.8969.6174.2220.8253.55%128.06
2048124M62M62M14.71%27.514.823.4772.0669.7674.4220.9854.18%130.98
2049127M63M63M14.65%27.234.823.4372.2469.9274.6121.1554.81%133.93
2050129M65M65M14.59%26.954.823.4072.4170.0874.8021.3255.43%136.90

Highest City Populations in Tanzania

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Dar es Salaam6,845,9602,698,652
2Mwanza1,145,430436,801
3Zanzibar717,069403,658
4Mbeya576,775291,649
5Arusha497,310341,136
6Morogoro415,034250,902
7Songea362,482126,449

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